Big gains for BJP in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya; Cong & Left face setback

By- Journalist Banibrata Datta

Assembly Election Results 2023: Welcome to the counting of votes in the northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland has begun today, Thursday, at 8 am. Nagaland and Meghalaya underwent state assembly elections on 27 February. Whereas, Tripura voted for a new state government on 16 February. A total of 89.95% of the total voters showed up for voting in Tripura. Whereas, Nagaland reported 84% of the total voter turnout and Meghalaya reported 76.27% voter turnout.

A total of 352 candidates contested 59 seats each in the two northeastern states, ie Nagaland and Meghalaya. As per exit poll figures for the three states, Bhartiya Janata Party is set to retain its power in Tripura and return to Nagaland, most probably with a coalition, and improve its presence in Meghalaya.

The Congress is expected to be wiped out in all three states, say exit polls. In Tripura, the BJP alliance is predicted to win 36 seats, whereas the Left Front will remain limited only to 6-11 seats, according to Axis My India exit polls.

Which party has won seats in Nagaland Assembly Elections?

NDPP wins 1 seat, leading on 25 seats, BJP won two seats and leading on 12 seats and Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) leading on 3 seats. Union Minister Ramdas Athawale’s Republican Party of India (Athawale) wins two seats.

BJP ready to accept all demands of TMP, except Greater Tipraland: Report

Speaking to news agency PTI, Tripura BJP chief spokesperson Subrata Chakraborty said that the party is ready to accept all demands of TIPRA Motha, except for Greater Tipraland.

Republican Party of India (Athawale) candidate wins Tuensang Sadar II Assembly seat

Republican Party of India (Athawale) candidate Imtichoba wins Tuensang Sadar II Assembly constituency in Nagaland by defeating nearest NDPP rival K Odibendang Chang by 400 votes, Election Commission of India.

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party candidate S Keoshu Yimchunger wins Shamator Chessore Assembly constituency in Nagaland defeating nearest Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) candidate R Tohanba by 2,295 votes, EC said.

Tripura: Celebrations begin at CM Manik Saha’s residence

Sweets are being distributed at Tripura CM Manik Saha’s residence in Agartala as the party is set to taste the power once again as it leads on 32 seats out of 60.

Assembly Election Result: BJP candidate wins from Mohanpur in Tripura

BJP candidate Ratan Lal Nath won from the Mohanpur seat with 19,128 votes against TIPRA Motha’s Tapas Dey who secured 11,781 votes in Tripura.

Take a look at Nagaland Assembly Elections Result

Nagaland Assembly Elections: Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party wins 1 seat, leading on 22 seats, BJP won two seats and leading on 11 seats. Republican Party of India (Athawale) wins one seat and leads on one seat.